May 23, 2017
Recommended Topic Related To:


"New persistent opioid use after surgery is an increasingly common and underrecognized complication of perioperative care, new data suggest.

In a cohort of privately insured patients in the United States, 6% of those who underwent elec"...




Paresthesias (including burning, tingling, stinging) and/or pruritus, usually manifested in the perineal region are frequently experienced upon injection of the initial dose of LUSEDRA (fospropofol disodium injection) . Inform the patient that these sensations are typically mild to moderate in intensity, last a short time, and require no treatment.

Requirement for a patient escort should be considered. The decision as to when patients who have received LUSEDRA (fospropofol disodium injection) , particularly on an outpatient basis, may again engage in activities requiring complete mental alertness, coordination and/or physical dexterity (e.g., operate hazardous machinery, sign legal documents, or drive a motor vehicle) must be individualized.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/29/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Additional Lusedra Information

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration


You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Chronic Pain/Back Pain

Find tips and advances in treatment.

Health Resources
Use Pill Finder Find it Now See Interactions

Pill Identifier on RxList

  • quick, easy,
    pill identification

Find a Local Pharmacy

  • including 24 hour, pharmacies

Interaction Checker

  • Check potential drug interactions
Search the Medical Dictionary for Health Definitions & Medical Abbreviations